Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Michael Johns to Appear Today on Sirius Satellite, Speaks Optimistically of State of Conservatism in Blog and Podcast Interviews

Conservative political leader and writer Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, will appear on Sirius Satellite's "Blog Bunker" show today from 5pm to 6pm EDT to discuss the state of the 2008 United States Presidential election and the public policy issues of the respective campaigns. The Sirius show, hosted by Joe Salzone, is available globally on Sirius Satellite's Indie Talk Channel 110.

Also this week, Johns provided an extensive interview to Arizona's most widely-read political blog, Sonoran Alliance, and the June 23, 2008 episode of the recently-launched Grizzly Groundswell, a global podcast. In both interviews, Johns argues that, despite significant and understandable voter angst, American conservatism is providing thoughtful policy solutions to the vast challenges confronting the nation, including the global war against Islamic extremism, American economic challenges, the mounting global petroleum shortage, and others.

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Sunday, June 15, 2008

Michael Johns to Endorse Arizona's Civil Rights Initiative

Conservative writer, Republican strategist and industry executive Michael Johns, a former White House speechwriter and Heritage Foundation policy analyst, will join American Civil Rights Institute Chairman Ward Connerly tomorrow evening in Scottsdale, Arizona to lend support to Arizona's Civil Rights Initiative, which would ban gender and racial-based considerations in the state's governmental hiring and in state university admissions considerations. They will speak before Phoenix's Coalition for a Conservative Majority (CCM) on Monday June 16, 2008 at 7pm PDT at Starfire at the Scottsdale Country Club. The event is open to CCM members and media.

Connerly, a leading advocate for the removal of gender and racial preferences in hiring and university admission processes, is nationally recognized for his successful leadership behind California's Proposition 209, a successful statewide ballot initiative which, in 1996, amended California's state constitution to prohibit gender and racial-based considerations in California's public hiring. He also helped lead a similarly successful amendment to Michigan's state constitution in 2006.

In addition to his appearance tomorrow evening in Scottsdale, Arizona, Johns will appear on Sirius Satellite's "Blog Bunker" show at 5pm EDT on Tuesday June 17, 2008 to discuss the national Presidential election and related topics. Hosted by Sirius's Joe Salzone, the show is available globally on the satellite channel's Indie Talk Station 110.

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